Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

About Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

The Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), which has secured its place in the global community as the portal for the best in international independent cinema, earning the respect of domestic and foreign filmmakers, filmgoers and trend watchers. RIIFF is widely recognized as a credentialed, industry-friendly launch pad for the work of exceptional emerging talent. This confluence of art and commerce brought together world-class celebrities, award-winning filmmakers, new talent and audience members in record numbers last year. Ranked as one of the top 10 Festivals in the United States, RIIFF is also a qualifying festival for the Live Action, Documentary and Animation Short Film Academy Awards through its affiliation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. It is also a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) and Canadian Screen Awards (Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television)-qualifying Festival. There are only 10 film festivals worldwide that share this distinction.

Flickers is a 501(c)3 non-profit, educational organization.


Programming associate

May 2021 - August 2021 Providence, RI
“So much to enjoy! I was working with wonderful people to set up the festival in August and it was so much fun! I got to review different films for the event which helped my personal interest as a film maker. ”

Community Outreach and Audience Development Intern

May 2021 - August 2021 Providence, RI
“I enjoyed my summer internship at RIFF. It is a great entry position for students that are interested in being involved in the film industry. I really enjoyed being able to review the submissions and view a variety of different films. It was also a pleasure to get to know my colleagues; many of whom had similar interests in film as me. ”
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